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Family & Relationships Resources

Frequently Asked Questions About Relationships

Get evidence-based answers to frequently asked questions about various aspects of family and other relationships.

Relationship Enhancement

Strategies to enhance your relationships.

Family Resilience

Positive family relationships have the power to help individuals overcome challenges and build resilience.

Deployment Phases

In this section you'll find information grouped by phases of deployment: pre-deployment, deployment, reintegration, and post-deployment.

Family Fitness

Warfighters have specific physical activity requirements based on their MOS, but spouses, children, parents, and other loved ones also have physical fitness requirements for their own individual and/or family missions.

Family Relationship Toolkit

Family readiness groups, family advocacy programs, family support centers, key spouse groups, and others can find selected HPRC resources in one place to use in their work with military families.


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Forgiveness: A gift to you and yours
All relationships come with challenges. Forgiveness can be a gift to yourself, your spouse, and even your children.

Family & Relationships News

Intimacy after an injury
Combat injuries such as PTSD and TBI can impact your ability and interest to be sexual with your partner. Two fact sheets provide more information and suggestions.
Having the same conversation over and over?
Going over the same things again and again in your relationship—with no new results? Learn how to break that cycle.
HPRC thanks our Vets and their families
Veteran's Day—Honoring all who serve and who have served. We salute you!
Military parents: Just for you
Parenting can be difficult. Learn about some parenting resources that are specifically geared towards military families.
Happy Halloween!
Happy Halloween from HPRC! Review some safety tips for a great holiday this year.

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